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  1. Tips & Advice

    Best mom books of 2011

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    From the humorous to the practical and everything in between, here are some of our favorite books for moms that were published this...
  2. K-12

    Should your child dig into The Hunger Games ?

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    No one anticipated that the Harry Potter fan frenzy could be repeated. Then came Twilight. And it seems we are in for a third round...
  3. Family Fun

    How to create a family book club

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    You have your book club and you love it. It has gone so well, in fact, that you have joined a mother-daughter book club with your...
  4. Tips & Advice

    Monday Mom challenge: Read a book

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    Remember when we all used to carry a book around in our bags? Whether it was a novel we were so enthralled with or a self-help book,...
  5. Parenting

    Controversial children's books

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    A handful of controversial kids' books have been making the headlines lately. From a book about a pig whose parents died to another...
  6. K-12

    Make time to read to your child

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    When you think about reading to your child, you likely think about being cozied up for bedtime with your rather young child,...
  7. Family Fun

    Start a sibling reading challenge

    Do you have a couple of children that are particularly competitive in nature? Everything, but EVERYTHING is a competition. It’s...
  8. School & Education

    The benefits of developing early reading skills

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    Helping your child learn to read at an early age can offer innumerable benefits. Educators and parents alike reveal the benefits of...
  9. Toys and Play

    Free online games your kids will love (but will actually teach them to read!)

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    Whether you're looking to fight summer brain drain or are just looking for a way to sneak in learning when you give your kids screen...
  10. K-12

    How to help your soon-to-be first grader read this summer

    Your soon-to-be first grader was just learning to read when school ended. Don’t let that knowledge slip! Here’s how to give your...
  11. Fashion & Style

    Fashionably 'Spoiled' summer reading

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    One of the most important summer accessories you can have is a good book. Toss a great read in your tote and you’re ready for a...
  12. Tips & Advice

    Setting the foundation for good writing skills

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    Our children, especially the youngest, are growing up in a world where their ability to communicate the minutia of day-to-day life...
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    Supporting writing skills in the elementary years

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    You know that writing and the ability to communicate effectively and clearly are important skills, and so does your child's school....
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    Monday Mom challenge: Boost your writing skills

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    Technology rocks! Could you imagine your life without email? Without texting? Without Twitter and social networking sites? They have...
  15. Books

    5 Hot Summer beach reads

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    Ahhh…summer. My favorite time of the year. Why you ask? Because finally it's warm enough to swim -- and that means I get to lay by...
  16. Books

    June Book Pick: The One That I Want

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    New York Times bestselling author Allison Winn Scotch is back with her third book, The One That I Want . Scotch's latest is in...
  17. Family Fun

    Storytimes in New York City

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    If you’re in New York City and are eager to jumpstart your child’s love of reading, take her to storytelling hours at these literary...
  18. Parenting Articles

    Hot holiday books: New releases your kids want to read

    Even though we've barely dusted off the backpacks and started the school year, it's already time to start thinking about holiday...
  19. Parenting Articles

    Great kids' books about love

    It's fun to find books that really speak to your kids. As Valentine's Day approaches and kids hear and think more about what love...